All rounder Sethmika excels for Trinity
Fourteen year old Sethmika Thinal Seneviratne is an all-round Sportsman of Trinity College, Kandy who started his School career from Grade One onwards and he is the Cricket Captain of the School Under 15 Cricket team for the current season.
He started Cricket at the age of Nine years under the Coaching of Indika Fernando,talented Cricket coach.
In addition he is involved in Sports such as Badminton, Rugby and Table Tennis and at the age of Ten years in the year 2018, he has scored 233 Runs at the Inter House Cricket Tournament representing Carter Yellow House against the Boarding House of the School and in the year 2019/20 due to the Epidemic the tournaments were not held and this year in 2022 he was appointed Under 15 Cricket Captain and Under his Captaincy the Under 15 Cricket team played in the Division One Cricket match against St.Sylvesters’ College, Kandy which ended in a Draw. But at the next Cricket match against St. Bernadeths’ College, Polgahawela he led the team to an out-right win and he scored 56 runs in the Cricket match against Maliyadewa Model School as he led his side to win in the First Innings as a right arm medium pace Bowler claiming 4 wickets for 14 runs in the particular match. In the Cricket match against Ibbagamuwa National School, Sethmika led his side to an Innings win by claiming a match bag of 14 wickets for Fifteen runs and got the opposition team out for 41 runs in the First Innings and 12 runs in the Second Innings.
With this win his team qualified for the Second Round in the Tournament. Sethmika played Badminton under the coaching of D.Roch and he led the School Under Eleven Badminton team to become Champions at the All Island Badminton tournament.
In 2018 at the Nuwara-Eliya Badminton championship he became Runner-up and in the year 2020 he played Rugby too at School level as Centre. As an Athlete, he won the 100 metre Race at the Inter House Sports Meet and as a Table tennis player he became an Under 12 and Under 13 Champion at the Inter House Meet representing Carter Yellow House.
Sethmika Thinal’s intention is to improve his Cricket ability and to become a National Cricketer.